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‘NEET-UG Question Papers were leaked allegedly in exchange for over Rs. 30 Lakhs’ : Report
TIWN June 17, 2024
‘NEET-UG Question Papers were leaked allegedly in exchange for over Rs. 30 Lakhs’ : Report
PHOTO : Arrested accused persons are taken to court in Bihar. TIWN Pic June 16, 2024

AGARTALA, June 17 (TIWN): ABP News Reports shown the accused's statement where it was said, 30 to 32 lakhs rupees were taken for the NEET question paper leak. After 13 people were arrested in Bihar, five persons more were arrested in Gujarat. The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of Bihar Police has recovered six post-dated cheques which were suspected to have been issued in favour of mafia demanding over Rs 30 lakh from each candidate seeking alleged leaked question paper ahead of NEET held last month. The EOU has so far arrested 13 people, including four examinees and their family members, in connection with the alleged NEET-UG 2024 paper leak case.

During interrogation, the aspirants disclosed that their parents had paid more than Rs 30 lakh for every candidate to those who facilitated questions papers ahead of the exam.

The report further said that investigation has so far revealed that the question papers of NEET-UG and their answers were provided to around 35 aspirants before the May 5 exam.

The Hindu newspaper reported, “At a school in Godhra, students whose parents had paid money were reportedly asked to skip the questions for which they did not know the answers and later on those answers would be filled in by the teachers post the examination.”

The examination was held on May 5 by the National Testing Agency (NTA) across 4,750 examination centres awarding 67 students to get 720 out of 720.

Meanwhile, several petitions have also been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to recall NEET-UG 2024 results and to conduct a fresh examination.

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